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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of February 16, 1959

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

The week’s most popular songs, ranked by audio and video streaming activity on leading digital music services, radio airplay audience impressions based on monitored airplay and sales data, all compiled by Luminate. Audience totals are derived, in part, using certain Nielsen Audio listener estimates.

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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of February 16, 1959

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  • 1
    • Stagger Lee

      Lloyd Price
    • 1
    • 1
    • 10
      • 1
      • 1
      • 10
  • 2
    • Lonely Teardrops

      Jackie Wilson
    • 2
    • 1
    • 14
      • 2
      • 1
      • 14
  • 3
    • I Cried A Tear

      LaVern Baker
    • 5
    • 3
    • 9
      • 5
      • 3
      • 9
  • 4
    • 16 Candles

      The Crests
    • 4
    • 4
    • 6
      • 4
      • 4
      • 6
  • 5
    • Try Me

      James Brown And The Famous Flames
    • 3
    • 1
    • 15
      • 3
      • 1
      • 15
  • 6
    • Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

      The Platters
    • 6
    • 3
    • 10
      • 6
      • 3
      • 10
  • 7
    • (Night Time Is) The Right Time

      Ray Charles with the Raylettes
    • 8
    • 7
    • 7
      • 8
      • 7
      • 7
  • 8
    • Nobody But You

      Dee Clark
    • 7
    • 3
    • 14
      • 7
      • 3
      • 14
  • 9
    • It's Just A Matter Of Time

      Brook Benton
    • 11
    • 9
    • 2
      • 11
      • 9
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

B.Benton, B.Hendricks, C.Otis

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Mercury

  • 10
    • A Lover's Question

      Clyde McPhatter
    • 9
    • 1
    • 18
      • 9
      • 1
      • 18
  • 11
    • Pretty Girls Everywhere

      Eugene Church and The Fellows
    • 10
    • 10
    • 9
      • 10
      • 10
      • 9
  • 12
    • Donna

      Ritchie Valens
    • 12
    • 12
    • 3
      • 12
      • 12
      • 3
  • 13
    • My Happiness

      Connie Francis
    • 13
    • 11
    • 6
      • 13
      • 11
      • 6
  • 14 NEW
  • NEW
    • No Regrets

      Jimmy Barnes
    • -
    • 14
    • 1
      • -
      • 14
      • 1
  • 15
    • Gotta Travel On

      Billy Grammer
    • 14
    • 14
    • 9
      • 14
      • 14
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

P.Clayton, L.Ehrlich, R.Gilbert, L.Hays, F.Hellerman, D.Lazer, P.Seeger

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Monument

  • 16
    • The All American Boy

      Bill Parsons
    • 18
    • 16
    • 2
      • 18
      • 16
      • 2
  • 18
    • Whole Lotta Loving

      Fats Domino
    • 16
    • 2
    • 13
      • 16
      • 2
      • 13
  • 20 NEW
  • NEW
    • Charlie Brown

      The Coasters
    • -
    • 20
    • 1
      • -
      • 20
      • 1
  • 23
    • Hurtin' Inside

      Brook Benton
    • 27
    • 23
    • 2
      • 27
      • 23
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

C.Colacrai, T.Randazzo, C.Otis, B.Benton

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Mercury

  • 24
    • Love You Most Of All

      Sam Cooke
    • 15
    • 12
    • 12
      • 15
      • 12
      • 12
  • 25 NEW
  • NEW
    • The Diary

      Neil Sedaka
    • -
    • 25
    • 1
      • -
      • 25
      • 1
  • 26
    • Here I Stand

      Wade Flemons and the Newcomers
    • 29
    • 19
    • 11
      • 29
      • 19
      • 11
  • 27 RE- ENTRY
  • RE- ENTRY
    • Queen Of The Hop

      Bobby Darin
    • -
    • 6
    • 12
      • -
      • 6
      • 12
  • 28 RE- ENTRY
  • RE- ENTRY
    • Lonesome Town

      Ricky Nelson
    • -
    • 15
    • 5
      • -
      • 15
      • 5
  • 30
    • Wiggle, Wiggle

      The Accents
    • 26
    • 16
    • 4
      • 26
      • 16
      • 4